vetivert
Vetiver Vet"i*ver, n. (Bot.) An East Indian grass ({Andropogon muricatus}); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called {kuskus}, and {khuskhus}. [Sometimes written {vetivert}, and {vitivert}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • vetivert — vet·i·vert (vĕtʹə vûrt ) n. The essential oil of the vetiver.   [Alteration of vetiver.] * * * …   Universalium

  • vetivert — noun The essential oil of the vetiver plant …   Wiktionary

  • vetivert — vet·i·vert …   English syllables

  • vetivert — noun see vetiver …   Useful english dictionary

  • vetivert oil — noun see vetiver oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Andropogon muricatus — Vetiver Vet i*ver, n. (Bot.) An East Indian grass ({Andropogon muricatus}); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called {kuskus}, and {khuskhus}. [Sometimes written {vetivert}, and {vitivert}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • khuskhus — Vetiver Vet i*ver, n. (Bot.) An East Indian grass ({Andropogon muricatus}); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called {kuskus}, and {khuskhus}. [Sometimes written {vetivert}, and {vitivert}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kuskus — Vetiver Vet i*ver, n. (Bot.) An East Indian grass ({Andropogon muricatus}); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called {kuskus}, and {khuskhus}. [Sometimes written {vetivert}, and {vitivert}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vetiver — Vet i*ver, n. (Bot.) An East Indian grass ({Andropogon muricatus}); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called {kuskus}, and {khuskhus}. [Sometimes written {vetivert}, and {vitivert}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitivert — Vetiver Vet i*ver, n. (Bot.) An East Indian grass ({Andropogon muricatus}); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called {kuskus}, and {khuskhus}. [Sometimes written {vetivert}, and {vitivert}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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